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NAYA Family Center

5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
1-503-288-8177 http://nayapdx.org

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May 2019

PYEC Presents: Land Acknowledgement Conversation

May 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Please RSVP so we can get a headcount for dinner. Monday, May 20, 2019 5:30-8:00 PM NAYA Family Center (5135 NE Columbia Blvd) A Land Acknowledgement is a formal statement that recognizes and respects Indigenous Peoples as traditional stewards of this land and the enduring relationship that exists between Indigenous Peoples and their traditional territories. Many institutions, organizations, government agencies, and groups have started to practice reading statements that acknowledge the original inhabitants of the land they are gathering before…

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Youth and Elders Honoring

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Please join us as we honor our respected elders, recognize our youth, and celebrate graduates as they pave the way to our future. This event is free and open to the public.  

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Positive Indian Parenting: Lessons of Mother Nature

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Positive Indian Parenting is an eight week course focusing on traditional and culturally specific parenting practices and values. We will explore attitudes in a variety of traditional child-rearing ways and apply them to values and challenges of modern parenting skills. Session 6: Lessons of Mother  Nature This session is designed to explore how Indian families traditionally taught living skills and social skills. It examines how nature was used as a teacher and how the examples from nature taught people to…

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Children’s Powwow

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Weather permitting, the 2019 Children's Powwow will be held outdoors. Join us for this celebration of learning and growth of our future generations.

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Chxi San Playgroup

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Chxi San is a Chinook Wawa word meaning “New Day”. Chxi San is a community oriented playgroup for parents and their children, pre-birth through age five, that creates a nurturing circle of care through culturally focused, child-centered, and developmentally appropriate play in a structured environment. In the following play areas, parents and children learn that: Manipulatives and Village Making – promotes speech and language development; Dramatic Play – promotes speech and language development, imagination and creativity; Storytelling – encourages and models imagination, creativity,…

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June 2019

Positive Indian Parenting: Praise in Traditional Parenting

June 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Positive Indian Parenting is an eight week course focusing on traditional and culturally specific parenting practices and values. We will explore attitudes in a variety of traditional child-rearing ways and apply them to values and challenges of modern parenting skills. Session 7: Praise in Traditional Parenting This session will explore the role of praise in traditional parenting. It introduces the ideas that praise and positive reinforcement played an important part in child-rearing in the past and are still important today.…

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Homeownership Orientation

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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  The Homeownership Program invites all members of Portland’s Native American community to our Homeownership Program Orientation. Would you like to know more about our Homeownership Services, including Homebuyer Education, Homeownership Coaching, program resources and referrals? If so, this session is the first step in finding out how we can support you on your path to homeownership. Questions? See contact below.

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Family Play Group

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Family Play Group is an approach that incorporates opportunities for brain development that can come from the fun of play. Join NAYA and the Future Generations Collaborative for a unique, multi-sibling play group, where families and children are joyfully learning together. The Family Play Group will be held the second Wednesday of each month.

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Classs of 2019 Early College Academy Graduation Ceremony

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Join us as we celebrate our 2019 graduating class for the Early College Academy. The NAYA Early College Academy is committed to creating a positive education that emphasizes student empowerment and academic excellence. We value the integrity of core American Indian and Alaska Native values in partnership with parents, families, elders, and community members. This event is free and open to the public.

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Homebuyer Education Workshop

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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Positive Indian Parenting: Choices in Parenting

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Positive Indian Parenting is an eight week course focusing on traditional and culturally specific parenting practices and values. We will explore attitudes in a variety of traditional child-rearing ways and apply them to values and challenges of modern parenting skills. Session 8: Choices in Parenting This session is designed to help parents explore the things that Indian parents face today. It addresses the question "What makes it hard to be an Indian parent?" Parents are asked to examine again where…

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July 2019

Family Play Group

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Family Play Group is an approach that incorporates opportunities for brain development that can come from the fun of play. Join NAYA and the Future Generations Collaborative for a unique, multi-sibling play group, where families and children are joyfully learning together. The Family Play Group will be held the second Wednesday of each month.

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Homeownership Orientation

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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  The Homeownership Program invites all members of Portland’s Native American community to our Homeownership Program Orientation. Would you like to know more about our Homeownership Services, including Homebuyer Education, Homeownership Coaching, program resources and referrals? If so, this session is the first step in finding out how we can support you on your path to homeownership. Questions? See contact below.

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PYEC Presents: Annual Community Summer BBQ!

July 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Portland Youth and Elders Council is a grassroots advocacy group housed at NAYA Family Center, and is open to everyone interested in building a strong civic connection with the local Native American community. Our mission is to strengthen the quality of life for the Portland American Indian and Alaska Native Community by encouraging local leadership, community development, and the practice of culture, values, and traditions. The purpose of these gathering are: Unity: Bring Native American community, families, and organizations together Cross-generational conversation: strengthen ties…

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Homebuyer Education Workshop

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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August 2019

Homeownership Orientation

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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  The Homeownership Program invites all members of Portland’s Native American community to our Homeownership Program Orientation. Would you like to know more about our Homeownership Services, including Homebuyer Education, Homeownership Coaching, program resources and referrals? If so, this session is the first step in finding out how we can support you on your path to homeownership. Questions? See contact below.

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Family Play Group

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Family Play Group is an approach that incorporates opportunities for brain development that can come from the fun of play. Join NAYA and the Future Generations Collaborative for a unique, multi-sibling play group, where families and children are joyfully learning together. The Family Play Group will be held the second Wednesday of each month.

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Homebuyer Education Workshop

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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September 2019

Homeownership Orientation

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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  The Homeownership Program invites all members of Portland’s Native American community to our Homeownership Program Orientation. Would you like to know more about our Homeownership Services, including Homebuyer Education, Homeownership Coaching, program resources and referrals? If so, this session is the first step in finding out how we can support you on your path to homeownership. Questions? See contact below.

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10th Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Join us at the NAYA Family Center on Saturday, September 14th, for our Tenth Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow, a celebration of Native American culture. Since 2010, the Neerchokikoo Powwow has welcomed the community to gather in the tradition of the powwow, with drumming and dance for men and women of all ages. Our Tiny Tots exhibition showcases our youth, and throughout the day dancers of all generations step out to display their talent and pride in their traditions and identities. Come and…

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Homebuyer Education Workshop

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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November 2019

Homeownership Orientation

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Homeownership Program invites all members of Portland’s Native American community to our Homeownership Program Orientation. Would you like to know more about our Homeownership Services, including Homebuyer Education, Homeownership Coaching, program resources and referrals? If so, this session is the first step in finding out how we can support you on your path to homeownership. Questions? See contact below.

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Homebuyer Education Workshop

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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